Wildtype, a six-year-old, San Francisco-based outfit that’s developing cultured salmon from cells outside the animal, just raised $100 million in Series B funding to make its product ubiquitous, from top restaurants to grocery stores. Whether it can pull off this plan is a question mark, but it’s easy to see what has its new investors — L Catterton, Cargill, Leonardo DiCaprio, Bezos Expeditions, Temasek and Robert Downey Jr.’s FootPrint Coalition (among others) — excited.

Source: Can $100 million get Wildtype’s cell-grown ‘sushi-grade’ salmon into the wild? | TechCrunch

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